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Bullhead City Arizona Criminal Courts

Posted by Shawn B. Hamp | Apr 08, 2012 | 0 Comments

Shawn Hamp's practice covers all cities in Mohave County and Northwestern Arizona including Bullhead City, Arizona.  Bullhead City is located in Northwestern Arizona along the Colorado River in the Tri-State area bordering Laughlin, Nevada along AZ state route 95.  Bullhead City criminal law cases are heard in the following venues:

Bullhead City Justice Court:  The Bullhead City Justice Court is located at 2225 Trane Road in Bullhead City, Arizona 86442 and is housed in the Bullhead Mohave County Justice Facility.  It is a court of limited jurisdiction which handles civil traffic, small claims cases, orders of protection, and all misdemeanor cases.  Felony proceedings can be initiated in the justice court and scheduled for preliminary hearing prior to being transferred to the Superior Court.  Misdemeanor cases (DUI, Domestic Violence, Petty Theft) generally consist of infractions or violations that occur outside the city limits in the unincorporated areas of Mohave County (Ft. Mohave, Topock, Golden Shores, Mohave Valley).  Criminal cases are prosecuted by the Mohave County Attorney's Office.

Bullhead City Municipal Court:  The Bullhead City Municipal Court is located at 1255 Marina Blvd in Bullhead City, Arizona 86442 and is housed in the Bullhead City Complex.  It is a court of limited jurisdiction which handles civil traffic, orders of protection, and misdemeanor cases.  The court does not handle felony cases.  Misdemeanor cases are limited to infractions or violations that occur within the city limits of Bullhead City.  Criminal cases are prosecuted by the Bullhead City Attorney's Office.

Mohave County Superior Court: The Mohave County Superior Court has locations throughout Mohave County and including Bullhead City, however, all felony criminal cases are heard at the Mohave County Court House in Kingman, Arizona at 401 E. Spring St.  The Mohave County Superior Court is a court of general jurisdiction which handles all civil and criminal matters, including felony offenses committed in Mohave County.  Bullhead City Criminal Law cases are usually prosecuted by the Mohave County Attorney's Office.

U.S. District Court of Arizona:  The U.S. District Court of Arizona has several locations in Arizona.  Federal cases that occur in Bullhead City are usually heard in the circuit court at the Mohave County Superior Court (Courtroom E) 401 Spring St. Kingman, AZ. The circuit court usually hears offenses that consist of misdemeanor infractions (OUI, operating a boat under the influence) that occur on Federal Land including the Lake Mead National Recreation area north of Bullhead City. Criminal cases are prosecuted by the United State's Attorney's Office, District of Arizona.

Shawn Hamp is licensed to practice in all state courts of Arizona and the United States District Court of Arizona.  If you have a criminal infraction that occurred in Bullhead City or its outlining areas please contact our offices today.

The Law Office of Shawn B. Hamp is focused to defending DUI, Drug & criminal charges in Arizona, within Northwestern Arizona and Mohave County including the cities of Kingman, Bullhead City, and Lake Havasu City Arizona.

This post was intended to provide general information only and is not intended as specific legal advice. You should not rely upon this information alone, but should consult legal counsel regarding the application of the laws and regulations discussed and as applied to your specific case or circumstances.

About the Author

Shawn B. Hamp

President and lead counsel for The Hamp Law Offices, LLC (An Arizona Professional Corporation), Shawn Hamp has practiced law for more than 15 years with an emphasis in criminal law. An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Hamp has been lead counsel in hundreds of criminal trials and court...


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